Not just for political junkies, House of Cards has America hooked. We stay up late, watching marathons of the show, and eat takeout. We wait breathlessly for release dates from Netflix, and threaten death upon any person one episode ahead of us if they dare say any spoilers.
But why does America have a love affair with Frank Underwood?
The answer is simple: The man is a leader, and we all crave that.
Ruthless, cunning and diabolical as he may be, Frank is not one to take ‘no’ for an answer.
We may not always agree with his politics, but dammit, you have to respect the man for his ability to get his way when there is no light at the end of the tunnel.
He leads, and does it well, and fake America loves him for it, though leadership in Fake DC may not.
Here in real America, we love him too. We want that kind of leader, that will not stand idly by and let ISIS start up training camps, who will not allow amnesty, who would never dream of the wildly unpopular Obamacare. Would any of this be an issue if we had President Underwood and not President Obama? You can bet your AmWorks card it wouldn’t.
Frank takes no crap, and he really loves America. He believes in her greatness, and leaving a real legacy in his Presidency. Take note, Obama. Frank could teach you some valuable things.
Underwood for President, 2016.
Written by Katie McGuire. Follow Katie on Twitter @GOPKatie
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